Reference Entry

Jackson, William [pseud. Scrutineer] (1737?-1795), journalist and spy

Hannah Barker

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Jackson, William [pseud. Scrutineer] (1737?-1795), journalist and spy, was born in Dublin, the son of an officer in the prerogative court. After studying at Oxford he was ordained and he moved to London, where he acted as a curate at St Mary-le-Strand and preached at the Tavistock Chapel. However, he ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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